In the first post-season (not postseason) episode of Prospect to Be Named Later, Kyle and I touched briefly on the playoff runs of the Peoria Chiefs, Palm Beach Cardinals, and Memphis Redbirds.
Our main focus, however, was the upcoming Arizona Fall League. The Cardinals are sending eight players to this year's
On Wednesday, the Memphis Redbirds open the Pacific Coast League playoffs against the Colorado Springs Sky Sox, the Triple-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers. The Redbirds racked up 91 wins this season despite the fact that Paul DeJong, Harrison Bader, Luke Voit, and many other were promoted to the parent
Cardinals minors report for games happening Wednesday, August 30, 2017.
Memphis 5, Iowa 4
Dakota Hudson (W, 1-1): 5.2 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 3 BB, 1 K
Andrew Morales: 0.1 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 1 K
Mike Mayers: 2 IP, 1 H, 1 BB, 1 K
Sean Gilmartin: 1 IP
Patrick Wisdom - 3B:
On Wednesday morning, the Cardinals traded Mike Leake and international bonus pool money to the Seattle Mariners for infielder Rayder Ascanio. Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that the financials of the deal look something like this:
Leake, 29, is owed $55 million on the five-year, $80-million free agent
Cardinals minors report for games happening Sunday, August 27, 2017.
Memphis 4, Iowa 3
John Gant: 6.2 IP, 7 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 8 K
Josh Zeid (W, 9-3): 0.1 IP
Sean Gilmartin: 1.1 IP, 2 K
Josh Lucas (S, 16): 0.2 IP, 1 BB
Alex Mejia - 3B: 3-for-5, 2B, R
Tyler O'Neill - RF/CF:
Cardinals minors report for games happening Friday, August 25, 2017.
Memphis 2, Iowa 4
Dakota Hudson (L, 0-1): 6 IP, 5 H, 4 ER, 3 BB, 1 K
Miguel Socolovich: 1 IP, 2 K
Sean Gilmartin: 1 IP, 1 K
Breyvic Valera - 2B: 1-for-4, 2B, R
Luke Voit - 1B: 2-for-4, RBI, R
Alex Mejia -
Cardinals minors report for games happening Wednesday, August 23, 2017.
Springfield 1, NW Arkansas 5
Pedro Echemendia (L, 1-4): 3.2 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
Jacob Evans: 1.1 IP, 1 BB, 2 K
Andrew Morales: 1 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, 2 K
Sandy Alcantara: 2 IP, 1 H, 3 K
Colin (@colingarner22) and Kyle (@kyler416) recorded live at Hammons Field during a Springfield Cardinals game. They talked the most exciting prospect at each level (and Kyle stumped Colin on the most exciting pitcher at State College).
They also talked potential closers on the farm, debated whether or not Sandy Alcantara is
Cardinals minors report for games happening Friday, August 18, 2017.
Memphis 7, Nashville 8
Matt Pearce (L, 3-2): 7 IP, 12 H, 8 ER, 6 K
Josh Zeid: 2 IP, 2 H, 1 BB, 4 K
Breyvic Valera - DH: 2-for-5, 2B, RBI
Stephen Piscotty - RF: 0-for-4, BB
Rangel Ravelo - 1B: 3-for-5, HR, 2
Cardinals minors report for games happening Tuesday, August 15, 2017.
Memphis 5, Nashville 6
Dakota Hudson: 7 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 4 K
Jose Zeid (BS, 2) (L, 8-3): 2 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
Stephen Piscotty - RF: 1-for-2, HR, RBI, 3 BB